1+ months

Director Account Management Essentials & Pets, Roundel

Minneapolis, MN 55415

Director Essentials, Account Management, Roundel

About Us

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of Americas leading retailers.

Fueling the continued success of one of the worlds most beloved and recognized brands is a distinctly capable, creative and innovative Marketing organization. Target Marketing is well known for inspiring and surprising guests, and we pride ourselves in connecting them to the products and experiences they expect and deserve from Target. We study our guests to discover new needs and insights, and then craft every interaction to build brand love and our business. We are market experts who insist on a clear and cohesive understanding of our business objectives, guest segments and behaviors, strategies and tactics, overcoming obstacles and measuring success. Our commitment to partnering both internally and with external agencies, media and ad tech companies gives us a wide range of capabilities, from award-winning creative work to exciting and performance-based marketing. Leveraging our collective assets and fostering a healthy, supportive and open team culture, we deliver a holistically gratifying experience that guests can only get at Target.

Roundel is Targets entry into the media business; an advertising sell-side business built on the principles of first party (people based) data, brand safe content environments and proof that our marketing programs drive business results for our clients. We operate with the ethos of trust and transparency and thatmedia works best when it works in everyones best interest. At the very root of that, Roundel is here to drive business growth for our clients, and redefine value in the industry by solving core industry challenges vs. copy current industry methods of operation. We are here to drive a key growth initiative for Target and to lead the industry to a better way of operating within the media marketplace.

As the Director, Account Management, Roundel you will be Responsible for developing the strategic direction and execution plans for a vertical team inclusive of overseeing category / division level media & creative approach that drive shopper & ad revenue while supporting enterprise-wide initiatives. Strategic thought leader and expert across the category for their individual vertical. Ability to speak to Roundel's unique value proposition and differentiation; product offering, targeting schema, pricing and rate cards.

This role will oversee various client and sales deliverables; such as proposals, pre-sales, media approaches, and audience strategies for the vertical. Creates the overarching strategic approach for the category, standardizing client deliverables and ensuring on-brand communications and presentations across the team. You will remain up to date on industry trends both in the retail and digital advertising landscape. At Roundel, you will partner closely with various cross-functional teams; including but not limited to Target in India, Media Ad Ops & Reporting, Sales, Product Marketing Integration, Agencies, Brand, Creative partners and Target's key vendors to deliver and execute effective results and to uncover growth opportunities.

You are also someone who can identify and develop top talent as well as drive a client focused mindset and team. This position reports to the Sr. Director - Client Management, Roundel.

About You

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • 10+years of experience in marketing/agency or media roles
  • Experience driving scaled media programs and managing teams in cross-functional environments
  • Continuous improvement mindset with structured problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to influence senior leadership
  • Strong collaborator with highly effective relationship and partnership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be strategic and proactive, taking an organized, integrated and data-driven approach
  • Demonstrated experience in team leadership
  • Understanding of digital creative production & ad serving technology
  • Self-starter, capable of setting goals and reporting progress against them
  • Solid understanding of online metrics and strong negotiating skills

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


Posted: 2020-02-05 Expires: 2020-04-28

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